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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 25, 1972, Lethbridge, Alberta 22 THi IETH8RIDGE HERAID Saturday, Martri 25, 197J Livestock market report Farm Lethbridge Livestock Sales Monday to Friday: 178 35 calves; hogs; 432 Sl'MMAHV Butcher cattle prices general- ly steady. Replacement cattle steady to strong. Trade active. Cicod and choice butcher steers meeting good demand at steady prices. Good and choice biitctjor heifers sell readily fit steady rales. Medium and good cows meeting fair demand, prices alxnit steady, ivith last week's low close. Bulls steady. Medium and good stocker and feeder cattle and stock calves, eel ting tit strong prices. SLAUGHTER CATTLE Steers: choice 35 to 35.50, good to 34.75, medium 32 to 33. Heifers: choice 32 to 32.80, good 31 to 32, medium 29 to 30. Cows: good 25 to medium 21 to 25, canners and cutters 19 to 24. Bulls: good 2fi to 27.50. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Good heavy feeder steers over C50 Ibs. 34 to 36.50; good light stock steers 575 lo 750 Ibs. 36 to 39.75; good feeder heifers 31 to 33.75. Good stock steer calves 41 to 45; good stock heifer calves 33 to 37.50. HOGS AND LAMBS Butcher hogs sold this week at the yards 28.05 to 23.35 base price. Weaner and feeder hogs sold steady lo 2.00 per head lower. Weaners 8 to 15.75. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. 16.75 lo 23. Heavy feeders over ICO Ibs. 23.75 to 34 25 all prices per head. Light feeders under 100 Ibs. sold from 23.75 to 27.25 per cwt. Heavy feeders over 100 Ibs, 18.50 lo 23.50 per cvt Good lambs 28; few spring lambs 30. Macleod Livestock FORT MACLEOD On offer at the Fort Macleod Auction Market this week SOT cattle and calves. All classes of slaughter cat- tle remained steady. Fleshy slockers and feeders held steady but there was an In- creased demand for grass weights. Choice steers 35.10 to 35.75; good steers 33.80 lo 3-1.90. Choice, heifers 32.20 to 33; good to low choice 30.50 lo 31.90. Good cows 25.90 to 28; me- dium cows 22 to 24; canners and cutters 19 to 20.50. Good sltort keep steers 35.10 to 37.25; good 600 to 700 pound steers 39 to 32; medium 36 to 3R.50; good 500 to 600 pound Steers 42.50 to 45.25. Medium and good fleshy steers 40 to 43; good green stocker steers 400 to 500 pounds 45 to 48.10: lighter weights 290 to 350 pounds over 50, Good feeder heifers 700 to 850 pounds 32 to 33; fleshy 500 to COO pounds 33 to 35; green 400 to 500 pounds 36 lo 40; light weights odd sales to 42.50. UNRESERVED EQUIPMENT TRUCK AUCTION SALE MONDAY, APRIL 10 1972 9 A.M. SHARP M.S.T. LOCATION: 9Vi miles west of Edmonton on Highway 16 and Vt mile south to auction site. Solo indoors Closed circuit TV Equipped Private airstrip on auction site. Complete dispersal for Stephens Welding Ltd. of Whitecourt, Alfa. Minnedosa Concrete Products Ltd. Minnedosa Man. Other Contractors Companies. A.G.T. Summary: 20 Crawlers-D7F, D7E, D6C'i, Komatiu D60 A'i, 08, 1010's, 04, HD21, TD 9, TD 14, ond others. TOO Trucks 1971 modoli and down, diejeli, tandems, winch concrete mixers, 3i and !'i Ions, vans, crew cabs, etc. Loader! 75 A Michigan, Cot 933S, Case 1000 D, Caso 530 and others. Hough pay- logger, Clark Ranger Triple 6 skidrfer. Motor Scraper -619. Bgcyrus Erie )OB, 104 Grader. Street King Sweeper. 2 ATCO Sleeper units, 3 man bunVhouie. Vans. Welder! and compressors. Airplanes- Cham- pion Skytrac, Twin Navion. Tractors and farm machin- ery and New Equipment loaders etc. Wagons ond utility trailers. light plants. Generators Pomps. Micro Wave Towers. Trucks wilh boring equip. Kolday Trailers. 6 boats, motors, trailers complete, one new. Complete line oi new and as new welders. Cars. O SHOP EQUIP., took and pipeline, equip. D8N Winch and 127 CCU ETC. Office Equipment. Kenworths, White, Macks, oil field equipped trucks. Much more Listings coming in every day. For Information or ui. Sale arranged and conducted by NASBY'S AUCTIONEERING Perlich Livestock There were? of live stock sold this week at Verticil Bros. Auction Market ltd. Receipts inchidetl 1.239 cattle! and 851 hogs. All classes of cat- tie continue to meet a good de- mand from local atid out ot area buyers. Price quotations as SLAUGHTKK CATTLE Clioice steers 35 to 35.GO. Choice lieifers 32.60 to 32.95. Good 23 lo 23.75; me- dium to 25; canners and cutters 18 to 22. Bologna bulb 35 (o 23; butcher bulb 31 to 33.10. REPLACEMENT CATTLE Light stock steer calves 44 to 47. stfCT calves -ICO to 550 Ibs. 41 lo 44.25; feeder steers 550 to 600 Ibs. 37 to 4-1; feeder steers over BOO Ibs. 35.50 to 37. Holstcin feeders 32 to 35.25. Good quality Iieifer calves all weights 36 to 39.TO; medium qualify heifer calves 32 to 35; feeder heifers 31 to 34. Feeder cows 21 lo 24.75; stock cows and bred heifers 290 to 350; cow-calf pairs 300 to 350. HOGS AND DAIRY CATTLE Hog market sharply higher on all classes with local and out of province demand. Market Hogs 28.05 to 2S.20; good weavers 15 to 22.25; light weaners 13 to 15; feeders un- der 100 Ibs. 23.25 to 25.50; feed- ers over 100 Ibs. 28 to 36.75; bred sows and to 110. Baby calves 75 to 122.50; light beef type calves 115 to 160; plain quality dairy COT'S 240 to 287. Taber Livesfock TAPER On offer this week at Prairie Livestock Ltd. Taber were head of hvelock con- sisting of 602 cattle and 417 hous. The market was strong and active. Cows were off 50 cent.s. Bulls steady. Good yearling feeder steers steady heifers 25 cents stronger. Sleer calves up SI, Heifers calves gained S2. Wenaer and feeder hogs steady. Fair to medium butiher hei- fers 31 to Good cows 27.50 to 28.70; fair to medium 25.50 to bred covvs 375 to 335. Bulls 26.90 to 28.90. Good yearling feeder steers 38 to 39.25; fair to medium 35.50 to 37.75; good yearling feeder heifers 35 to 35.30; fair to medium 33.50 to 34.75. Good sieer calves 44 to 47; fair to medium 40 [o 43.50. Good heifer calves 37 to 40.90; fair to medium 35 to 36.75. Weaner hogs 11.50 to 15; light feeders 16 to 25. ices Ollcnva weekly livestock report rais ised BEIUSSEUS (AP) The six European Common Market countries agreed Friday to raise farm prices an average of six per cent despite pressure froir France, Britain 5ml United Slates to keep tlicm down. It was part of a package which includes a plan lo help about two million poor farmers leave the land in the next three years. Approval by the agriculture ministers of the member coun- tries came at an all-night ses- sion after four days of debale. The U.S. government says farm prices in the Common Market already nre loo high and that Increases along with protective tariffs and subsidies keep out American prod- cts. The Common Market plan is to encourage more farming in Hie six efficient member Ph. 899-3676 Bonded Industrial Auctioneer! Box 690 Spruce Grove, Alberta Lice. 010-436 YJ32925 countries. Improved production could eventually diminish the need for imported products. BEST CUSTOMER The Common Market Is (lie best U.S. farm customer. It took about SI .8 Vtllion worth of Ihc billion in U.S. farm exports for the fiscal year Sicco Mansholt, new preeidenl of the. executive commission had proposed an average eight- per-cent increase in farm prices. Farm organizations wanted 10 to 12 per cent. Both soft i 269 li Jun Sep 25714 NoV 28 280 'A 27614 Uapesecil Thunder Bay 272 W 256V) i May 253-li Jly Oct Nov Oafs May Jly Oct Rarlcy May 1091', Jy Oct Ilyc May 103 Vt Jly 101) Oct 101 li 244 Vi 246 10214 90S lOHs 24511 24 7 70 10214 8914 10 114 HEAT Ktl.t.S CH1FJ) SYDNEY, Australia (Renter) M month old girl died after Ix-ing left for tv.o hours in a station wagon parked in direct sunlight outside a dog racing track near here. The parents will be tried on neg- lect and other charges, police rsni.-l. They said the tempera- ture inside the vehicle could have reached 152 degree. IINHRN1IIONII S1KS ItUMCIMf HI REGULAR CATTLE SALE MONDAYS at 1 p.m. included in reg- ular tale, Man. Mar.; 27thr 15 Crossbred exotic yearling and j two-year-old bulls from the following breeds: Si mm en la I, Main Anjou, Limou- sin, Chmolais, out of